Pleasures-and Perils-of Populism

March 1977
Time;3/21/1977, Vol. 109 Issue 12, p29
The article offers updates on the campaign of U.S. President Jimmy Carter for presidency in the U.S. in 1976. Carter will have the meet-the-people program and a visit to Clinton, Massachusetts to answer the questions of the people. It states that Carter's campaign aims to convince the people to trust him even without the solid support of the Democratic Party. It presents a telephone survey of Carter where 73% favored his programs while 22% did not care. According to pollster George Gallup Jr., Carter is managing the idea that he is the people's president. Also, pollster Burns Roper comments that his people-to-people program will be successful.


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